After suffering a miscarriage brought on by a beating, an abused wife leaves her husband, using his ATM card to buy a bus ticket out of town. The novel describes her struggle to begin a new life, then her husband, a sadistic police officer, comes looking for her. After fourteen years of beatings and abuse, Rose runs away from her husband. Unfortunately, he is a detective, and he has ways of finding her
Accelerated Reader Middle Grade 7.5
Reading Counts RC High School 7.5
Inherent cut off text on some pages. Obscured text on back cover.